15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
An ivory cigarette holder, 19th Century
carved in relief with an oni, bravely attempting to wake the large sleeping shishi by tickling its ear, stylised signature ... gyoku, with its original wood and leather pipecase -- 5 5/8in. (14.3cm.) long.
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